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Hamilton Patient First to Receive Experimental Immunotherapy Combination for Cancer in Clinical Trial

Experts at Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) and McMaster University, in partnership with The Ottawa Hospital, have begun a clinical trial to determine if the unique experimental immunotherapy combination may be able to treat non-small cell lung cancer. The experimental therapy combines two different viruses with an approved drug to stimulate the immune system to recognize and attack cancer cells.

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Cancer, Road Hockey to conquer cancer , Road Hockey , Pizza Pizza, Scotiabank, Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, Fundraiser, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation, princess margaret cancer centre, University Health Network

Pizza Pizza Joins Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer as Presenting Sponsor, Says “Game on” to Cancer

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The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation welcomes Pizza Pizza as its new presenting sponsor for Scotiabank Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer through to 2019.

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organ allocation, Organ And Tissue Donation, organ donation rate, Organ Donation, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, University of Montreal, Montreal, Medical Research, Mathematics, Biology, Transplant Guidelines, Neprhology, kidney donor

Organ Donation: A New Frontier for AI?

Getting the right organ to the right recipient is always a challenge. University of Montreal scientists think artificial intelligence can help.

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Canada’s Top Health Researchers Recognized for Their Life-Changing Work

Canada is home to some of the finest minds working in health research today – researchers who are creating new scientific knowledge, strengthening the health care system and improving the health of Canadians and others around the world.

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post-biotic, by-products of bacteria, Insulin, Blood Glucose, Diabetes

Post-Biotics May Help Shield Obese From Diabetes

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It was previously thought that bacteria only caused problems such as higher inflammation and higher blood glucose. But this is only half of the story. The researchers discovered that a specific component of bacteria actually lowers blood glucose and allows insulin to work better during obesity.

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Live Webcast to Explore the “Soundtrack” of the Universe

In a live webcast on May 3, physicist and author Janna Levin will discuss the landmark detection of gravitational waves and what it means for our understanding of our universe.

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IRCM Research Team Discovers How Immunotherapy Can Fight Some Cancers

Dr. André Veillette and his team have discovered why immunotherapy would work in some patients and not at all in others. The discovery published in the prestigious journal Nature.

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age-associated inflammation, intestinal health, Immune Function, gut microbes, TNF)

More Than a ‘Gut Feeling’ on Cause of Age-Associated Inflammation

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Mice in germ-free conditions and then compared to their conventionally raised counterparts. In contrast to conventionally raised mice, the germ-free mice did not show age-related increases in inflammation and a higher proportion of them lived to a ripe old age. Age is associated with an increase in levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines, such as tumor necrosis factor (TNF), in the bloodstream and tissues. It was found that germ-free mice did not have increased TNF with age.

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Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation, Arm impairment , mobile app, Mobile App Development , health app, Health Technology, mobile technology, Occupational Therapy, Toronto Rehab, Dr. Mark Bayley, Emory University School of Medicine, Emory University, Dr. Steven Wolf

First-of-Its-Kind App Offers Personalized Rehab Therapy for Stroke Patients

A new, first-of-its-kind app is now available to support clinicians with decisions on best practice rehabilitation strategies for patients with arm impairment due to stroke.

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What Triggers a High-School Student to Suddenly Drop Out?

Divorcing parents, a car accident, a job layoff or any other major stressful event can provoke adolescents to quit their studies, a new UdeM study shows .







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